In an incredible testament to the area’s education resources, five Chicagoland high schools were ranked among the 10 best in the U.S. in a new Niche analysis – including the No. 1 and 2 spots.
The rankings are as follows: Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire nabbed the top spot, with the Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy in Aurora coming in at No. 2; then, Northside College Preparatory High School was No. 6, Whitney M. Young Magnet High School was No. 7 and Walter Payton College Prep was No. 9.
See our chart below for a more detailed breakdown of Niche’s full top 10:
|School District||Academics||Culture/Diversity||Parent/Student Surveys||Teachers|
|Adlai E. Stevenson High School (Lincolnshire, IL)||A+||B||4.3/5||A+|
|Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy (Aurora, IL)||A+||A-||3.8/5||A+|
|Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics & Humanities (Muncie, IN)||A+||B+||4.5/5||A+|
|Stuyvesant High School (New York)||A+||A-||4.1/5||A+|
|Staten Island Technical High School (Staten Island, NY)||A+||A||4.4/5||A+|
|Northside College Preparatory High School (Chicago)||A+||A+||4.2/5||A+|
|Whitney M. Young Magnet High School (Chicago)||A+||A+||4.3/5||A+|
|Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology (Alexandria, VA)||A+||B||4.0/5||A+|
|Walter Payton College Prep (Chicago)||A+||A||4.2/5||A+|
|Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology (Lawrenceville, GA)||A+||A+||4.3/5||A+|